Kurt Goldstein

1878 - 1965

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Kurt Goldstein (November 6, 1878 – September 19, 1965) was a German neurologist and psychiatrist who created a holistic theory of the organism. Educated in medicine, Goldstein studied under Carl Wernicke and Ludwig Edinger where he focused on neurology and psychiatry. His clinical work helped inspire the establishment of The Institute for Research into the Consequences of Brain Injuries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Goldstein has received more than 111,462 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Kurt Goldstein is the 137th most popular psychologist (down from 120th in 2019), the 467th most popular biography from Poland and the 6th most popular Polish Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Kurt Goldstein ranks 137 out of 182Before her are Lisbeth Palme, Steven Pinker, Roberto Assagioli, Emma Eckstein, John Money, and James J. Gibson. After her are Amos Tversky, Thomas Gordon, Stanley Schachter, Fritz Heider, Auguste Forel, and David Ausubel.

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Among people born in 1878, Kurt Goldstein ranks 74Before her are Felix Bernstein, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Paul Hazard, Zabel Yesayan, Walter Heitz, and Maurice René Fréchet. After her are Alfréd Hajós, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Glenn Curtiss, Ernest King, C. Rajagopalachari, and Manuel L. Quezon. Among people deceased in 1965, Kurt Goldstein ranks 64Before her are William M. Branham, Adolf Schärf, Ladislas Starevich, José Mendes Cabeçadas, Louis Harold Gray, and Herberts Cukurs. After her are Humberto Delgado, Dorothy Dandridge, Bertil Lindblad, Ellen Church, Kōdō Sawaki, and Tito Schipa.

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Among people born in Poland, Kurt Goldstein ranks 467 out of 1,231Before her are Jan Gotlib Bloch (1836), Josef Hofmann (1876), Gustav Flatow (1875), Otto von Gierke (1841), Kazimierz Fajans (1887), and Karol Świerczewski (1897). After her are Ewa Demarczyk (1941), Fritz von Below (1853), Ryszard Siwiec (1909), Stefan Żeromski (1864), Stanisław Poniatowski (1676), and Erich Abraham (1895).


Among psychologists born in Poland, Kurt Goldstein ranks 6Before her are Kurt Lewin (1890), Gustav Fechner (1801), Solomon Asch (1907), Alice Miller (1923), and Hugo Münsterberg (1863). After her are Helene Deutsch (1884) and Abraham Brill (1874).